Hellroaring #8 – Whitefish, MT

This lift was entirely relocated from one part of Hellroaring Basin to another in 2021.
Side view of the relocated top drive terminal.
Skytrac tower next to a CTEC tower.
Upper lift line.
View from the summit.
View down the line.
Skytrac did the relocation and added bars to the chairs.
Two of the 18 towers are new from Skytrac.
View up the steep part of the line.
The first few towers.
Tower 3.
Lower station overview.
Loading area.
Skytrac also converted the lift to hydraulic tensioning.
View riding up.
View back down the line.
The last carrier is a special ambulance chair for toboggans.
The first of two Skytrac tower heads.
Upper lift line.

5 thoughts on “Hellroaring #8 – Whitefish, MT

  1. wolf February 12, 2022 / 9:35 am

    Nice photos! Can´t wait to see the new six pack.


  2. Donald Reif February 19, 2022 / 10:40 pm

    I wonder what is up with the need for a slight descent into the upper terminal. I think it’s got to do with that last tower being integrated into the drive. Incidentally, it was a regular support tower in the old alignment:


    • Chase February 20, 2022 / 8:22 pm

      Looks like for ski-under clearance.


      • pbropetech February 20, 2022 / 8:33 pm

        Agreed. Definitely nothing to do with whether or not the sheave assembly is part of the terminal- one can engineer whatever configuration one needs in this case.


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